The child and his book : some account of the history and progress of children's literature in England
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Introductory.--Before the Norman conquest.--Books from the conquest to Caxton, 1066-1485.--The child in England, 1066-1640.--Manners maketh man.--A.B.C.--Educational reform, 1510-1649.--Some early printed books.--The fear of the Lord and of the broomstick.--Some chapbooks, and the progress of the spelling-book.--Some nursery classics.--To point a moral and adorn a tale.--From 1740 to about 1810.--Some illustrators of childrens books.--Modern developments